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Pupil community safety improvements

Children and young people lead on community safety audit

Published on Thursday, 08 December 2016 in Children and families news

City College students and West Coventry Academy pupils have been helping the police identify community safety improvements in Coventry, particularly in areas they visit regularly.

Monitoring visit highlights progress made in children’s services

Published on Thursday, 08 December 2016 in Children and families news

A recent visit by Ofsted has found some good areas of progress made by the Council’s children’s services.

Avian Flu - Prevention Zone

Published on Thursday, 08 December 2016 in Trading standards news

Avian Influenza Prevention Zone in place for 30 days

Council support for the Albany Theatre

Published on Wednesday, 07 December 2016 in Council and democracy news

The Council is set to support a thriving city theatre’s expansion plans as work on the City of Culture bid ramps up.

Virgin Media in up to 30,000 homes

Published on Wednesday, 07 December 2016 in Housing news

Virgin Media has announced that homes and businesses in Coventry will be next to benefit from an ultrafast broadband and entertainment boost this year.

Good Citizen - Dec 2016

Jim and John are latest Good Citizens

Published on Wednesday, 07 December 2016 in Civic recognition and awards news

Jim Sweeney and John Robinson were presented with a Good Citizen Award today for introducing thousands of young people to sport, particularly four a side football.

Coventry ambassadors group photo

Volunteers celebrate continued success

Published on Wednesday, 07 December 2016 in Community and living news

EnV will be inviting their volunteer team to celebrate another successful year at the Coventry Ambassador Celebration Event hosted at the Ricoh Arena on Tuesday 13 December.

Social enterprise partners outside Positive Outlook clothing store in Fargo Village

City awarded social enterprise status

Published on Wednesday, 07 December 2016 in Health and social care news

Coventry has won national recognition as a thriving centre of social enterprise thanks to the efforts of Coventry University, Coventry City Council and other organisations.

Boots Arena Park staff making their donation

Time running out to make a Christmas donation for vulnerable young people

Published on Tuesday, 06 December 2016 in Children and families news

A leading councillor is urging people to buy an extra gift and help make Christmas special for vulnerable young people.

Willenhall library 2

Library move shaping up well

Published on Monday, 05 December 2016 in Libraries news

Willenhall Library has relocated to the Hagard Community Space and initial signs are looking positive for the new venue - just a short walk from the previous site.

It’s time to put your flu vaccine at the top of your Christmas to-do list

Published on Friday, 02 December 2016 in Public health news

The public is being urged to get flu vaccinations and not to delay ahead of the expected colder weather.

Excellent progress of city's primary schools praised in national report

Published on Thursday, 01 December 2016 in Schools and schooling news

The excellent progress of Coventry’s primary schools has been celebrated in a national report published today.

Court of Appeal decision on Sisu application

Published on Thursday, 01 December 2016 in Council and democracy news

The Supreme Court has refused Sisu’s application for permission to appeal the Court of Appeal’s decision in May 2016.

Discounts on leisure, health and fitness courses with Passport to Leisure and Learning

Published on Wednesday, 30 November 2016 in Public health news

More than 40,000 Coventry people look set to receive a free Passport to Leisure and Learning (PTLL) card offering discounts on a range of learning and leisure activities.

Outdoor fitness trail work begins

Work begins on the outdoor fitness trail in Coventry’s War Memorial Park

Published on Wednesday, 30 November 2016 in War Memorial Park news

Work is underway to create a new outdoor fitness trail for adults in Coventry.

Cold weather warning for Coventry

Published on Tuesday, 29 November 2016 in Public health news

There are frosts and lower daytime temperatures at this time of year.

National Consumer Week #SwitchedOn

Published on Tuesday, 29 November 2016 in Trading standards news

The 2016 National Consumer Week campaign, Switched On, has launched today (28 November).

Coventry to be Historic England ‘Heritage Action Zone’

Published on Monday, 28 November 2016 in Local history and heritage news

Coventry will be one of 10 Heritage Action Zones in England, in the first round of a new scheme set up by Historic England.

Plea to buy an extra present for vulnerable children

Published on Monday, 28 November 2016 in Children and families news

A leading Councillor is urging people to buy an extra gift and help make Christmas special for vulnerable young people.

Coventry City Council raises profile of HIV testing

Published on Monday, 28 November 2016 in Public health news

Coventry City Council is raising the profile of HIV testing and urging people to have an HIV test if they are at risk.

Construction awardd 2016 finalist

Shared Apprenticeship Scheme

Published on Wednesday, 23 November 2016 in Apprenticeships news

The Coventry and Warwickshire Construction Shared Apprenticeship Scheme has been selected as a finalist in the ‘Best Apprenticeship Scheme’ category of the 2016 Construction Investing in Talent Awards

Free Christmas parking offer begins

Published on Tuesday, 22 November 2016 in Events news

Shoppers visiting Coventry city centre will be able to park for free whilst late night shopping on Wednesdays on the run up to Christmas thanks to Coventry City Council.

Feeding Coventry conference

Coventry tackles food injustice and poverty

Published on Tuesday, 22 November 2016 in Community and living news

A conference aimed at raising awareness and promoting new ideas around combating food poverty and creating a sustainable food network has been taking place in the city.

Council to suspend some of its bus lanes for a six month trial

Published on Tuesday, 22 November 2016 in Parking, travel and streets news

Coventry City Council is set to suspend a number of bus lanes in the city as part of a six month trial.

It’s Christmas time, stay safe at this festive time

Published on Monday, 21 November 2016 in Services for schools news

The festive season is upon us again and we need to consider our safety in the lead up to Christmas as much as at any other time of the year.

Public Space Protection Order consultation

Published on Monday, 21 November 2016 in Consultation and feedback news

Council Cabinet Members will consider whether a Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) could reduce certain types of anti-social behaviour in the city centre, at their meeting on 29 November.

Government austerity steps a threat to city services

Published on Monday, 21 November 2016 in Council and democracy news

National government spending cuts are continuing to be felt by Coventry City Council as it sets out its budget proposals for the next three years.

Environment School Tours at IKEA Coventry

Published on Saturday, 19 November 2016 in Services for schools news

Take an eco journey through IKEA Coventry looking at many aspects of sustainability from water conservation to recycling to renewable energy.

Safety news and bulletins for schools: Workplace and equipment inspections. Are you checking?

Published on Thursday, 17 November 2016 in Services for schools news

Unnecessary workplace incidents occur because of simple failings such as poor housekeeping, poor condition or maintenance of equipment.

Jackie taylor health visitor with karolina marek and baby amelia ff2

Where will your baby sleep tonight?

Published on Thursday, 17 November 2016 in Health and social care news

We are all aware that drinking affects our judgement hence we do not drink and drive. Similarly, it affects our ability to look after children.

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